Here's what's on Indymedia Presents #235: The Seattle Times came out with an editorial calling for Watada's conviction. Lt. Watada faces not only charges of missing movement but also several "Conduct Unbecoming" charges stemming from speeches he gave. It has been a while in America since somebody went to jail for giving a speech, but that is the situation with Lt. Watada. Give a speech, go to jail. One of the "criminal" speeches he is charged with giving was to a veterans... Topics: Watada, FTA tours, war resisters
A talk by Matt Meyer, Joanne Sheehan, and Frida Berrigan of the War Resisters League. April 20, 2009, Foundry United Methodist Church, Washington, DC. Part of the 100 Days Campaign. Topics: 100 Days Campaign, War Resisters League
On NEWSREAL, people -- not corporations -- make the news! NEWSREAL is a monthly compilation of coverage from citizen journalists (like you!) across the nation. NEWSREAL's goals are to embolden the global movement for social, environmental, and economic justice, strengthen non-corporate communication networks, and to encourage authentic participatory democracy, one community at a time. Strong voices of the people. Keep sending in your segment contributions! And spread the word! Submission... Topics: immigrants, borders, mexico, iraq, war resisters
WAR RESISTERS SUPPORT: Toronto, March 17, 2007. Part of the 4th anniversary anti-Iraq/Afghanistan march and rally at the U.S. embassy, war resisters and supporters first gathered at the United Steel Workers hall to hear from resisters Jeremy Hinsman et al. Among those speaking: Michelle Robidoux, Phil McDowell, Patrick Hart, Rolf Gerstenberger, Lee Zaslofsky, Carolyn Egan and Tom Riley. (28:30) Topics: war, war-resisters, Iraq, soldiers, soldier, concientious, patriot
byReginald Angus Argue (pen name of Angus McLeod www.angus-mcleod.com)
Sarah Bjorknas and Stuart Trew radio interview by Reginald Angus Argue (pen name of Angus McLeod) on COOP Radio out of Vancouver Canada (CFRO 102.7FM www.coopradio.org). Topics: Sarah Bjorknas, Stuart Trew, War Resisters, Vancouver War Resisters, The Council of Canadians,...
Party to celebrate the release of the 912-page anthology, Let Freedom Ring: A Collection of Documents from the Movements to Free U.S. Political Prisoners, edited by Matt Meyer About the book: LET FREEDOM RING: A Collection of Documents from the Movements to Free U.S. Political Prisoners Edited by Matt Meyer Forward by Nobel Peace Laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel Afterwards by Lynne Stewart and Ashanti Alston PM Press / Kersplebedeb co-publication Let Freedom Ring presents a two-decade sweep of... Topics: freedom, meyer, ashanti, alston, stewart, prisoners, prisons, political, resistance, brooklyn,...
Martin Duberman is the author of dual biography, "A Saving Remnant: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and David McReynolds," published in 2011 by The New Press. Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the History Department at the CUNY Graduate Center, where he founded the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies. Widely known for his memoir "Cures: A Gay Man’s Odyssey," he was the recipient of the American Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for... Topics: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Martin Duberman, David McReynolds, Pacifists, Socialists, Historians, Gay...
byReginald Angus Argue (pen name of Angus McLeod www.angus-mcleod.com)
Sarah Bjorknas Vancouver War Resisters talking about an upcoming fundraiser for the War Resisters in Vancouver, on June 6 2008, and giving updates on a War Resister, who had returned back to the USA. The second guest, Orville Lee, who was the winner of the 1988 rookie of the year in the Canadian Football League, was talking about his non-profit organization that is called "Pathfinders Youth Society", and how this society has been able to help youth, who have been homeless and had no... Topics: Sarah Bjorknas, Orville Lee, Pathfinders Youth Society, War Resisters, Reginald Angus Argue, Angus...
Peace Buzz is a podcast produced by the Center for Conscience in Action and hosted by Serena Blaiz. This version has been edited for Broad Spectrum Radio and contains their station ID. BSR serves as a distributor for expanded internet streaming and shortwave radio broadcast. Topics: podcast, peace, justice, war tax resistance, antiwar, war, nwtrcc, war resisters
2008 International Day of Action to Shut Down Guantanamo with Muslim Army Chaplain James Yee / Martin Luther King Assembly 2005 International Day to Action to Shut Down Guantanamo Downtown Seattle, Washington January 11th, 2008 Featured Speakers: Description of waterboarding read by Maggie Lawless of World Can't Wait (http://www.worldcantwait.net) Chaplain James Yee Former US Army Muslim chaplain who served at Guantanamo Bay... Topic: Guantanamo Bay, James Yee, MLK, Iraq, peace, torture, war resisters, war
A recording of Father Daniel Berrigan (May 9, 1921-April 30, 2016) reading 26 of his poems. Berrigan was a Jesuit priest who was deeply involved in the peace movement for many decades. A member of the Catonsville Nine and Plowshares Eight, he was the author of more than fifty books. These tracks were recorded in 2007 in New York City by Yellow Bike Press. The Trouble with Our State: A Collection of Audio Poems by Daniel Berrigan by Yellow Bike Press is licensed under a Creative Commons... Topics: Berrigan, poetry, poems, resistance, war resisters, anti-war, Jesuit, priest, New York City, peace
Casey and CindyCindy Sheehan's SoapboxApril 5, 2015 GUEST: KEVIN BENDERMANTOPIC: WAR, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? On the 11th year since Casey Sheehan (5-29-79 to 4-4-04), The Soapbox is presenting in two parts, the horror andpain of war. This week's guest, Kevin Benderman, was a US soldier who, after witnessing horrors andwar crimes in Iraq on his first deployment, refused to be re-deployed and was court-martialed in 2005 and servedtime in Federal Prison. Kevin at his court-martial Topics: CINDY SHEEHAN, CINDY SHEEHAN'S SOAPBOX, KEVIN BENDERMAN, IRAQ, WAR CRIMES, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY,...
Poet and activist Judy Grahn and author Grace Paley speak at the Benefit for War Resisters League at the Women's Building in San Francisco. The recording opens with the band Swing Shift performing the song "My girl." Grahn's reading here is the unedited version of the reading heard in AZ0456. Paley's reading here is identical to the one heard in AZ0457A. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Paley, Grace., War... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
byMichael Monasky, Matt Meyer, The Marxist School of Sacramento
Thursday, March 17: Matt Meyer, editor of both the War Resisters League anthology We Have Not Been Moved (writings on race and anti-war activity), and of the collections of political prisoner writings Let Freedom Ring and Maroon the Implacable (by Black Panther/Black Liberation Army prisoner Russell "Maroon" Shoatz). Let Freedom Ring presents a two-decade sweep of essays, analyses, histories, interviews, resolutions, People’s Tribunal verdicts, and poems by and about the scores of... Topics: Matt Meyer, The Marxist School of Sacramento, War Resisters' League, Russell Shoatz, The Marxist...
Programa de radio per la desmilitaritzacio a Contrabanda FM (91.4 de Barcelona). Bloc-podcast: http://onesdepau.org Topics: ones de pau, contrabanda fm, Manual de CampaÃ±as Noviolentas, Pelao Carvallo, Internacional de...
"Breaking Ranks" - You'll meet prominent Vietnam War resister Gerry Condon. He's in Sacramento for the showing of "Breaking Ranks," a documentary on Iraq war resisters. Asteroid threat? - A University of California, Davis physics professor recently testified before Congress on near-Earth asteroids. On the next Insight, J. Anthony Tyson tells you about his testimony and how a proposed new telescope, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), will scan the sky for objects... Topics: Gerry Condon, Vietnam War resister, Breaking Ranks, documentary on Iraq war resisters, asteroid...